Favorite Women Voices You Dig

in no perticular order but they all have equally blown me away:

Merry Clayton (Rolling Stones, gimme shelter)

Sarah Mclachlan

Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star)

Claire Torry (Pink Floyd, great gig in the sky)

Anneke Van Giersbergen (The Gathering)

Dionne Farris

Norah Jones

Ella Fitsgerald

Eva Cassidy

Shirley Manson (garbage)


who do you dig?

Sheryl Crow singing Behind Blue Eyes on the WHo tribute album

forgot Ann Wilson (heart)!

BTW - Great Gig in the Sky is awesome, I love that song

Annie Lennox, Lesley Rankine, Lisa Gerrard, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald, Deborah Iyall, Diamanda Galas

Billy Holiday, Patsy Cline, Ella, Sarah Vaughn, Ann Wilson, Memphis Minnie, Kay Starr lots of others.

Elisabeth Frazer - check out her version of Song to the Siren with This Mortal Coil - redces me to tears

Janis Joplin - I'm not worthey

Sinead O'Connor - well her first album at least

Bjork - crazy primal shit

Edith Piaf - so fragile

Anabelle Luin (spelling) - singer with Bow Wow Wow, I had such a crush on her back in the day

Aretha Franklin - cant believe nobody has added her

a whole heap of others too

Joss Stone

Dolores O'Riordan of the Cranberries
Stevie Nicks
Grace Slick

Chan Marshall, PJ Harvey

LOL, Grace Slick used to freak me out when I was younger. I wonder what she's up to these days.

I like Edie Brickell's voice. Sinead O Conner, the girl from Portishead, Sarah Vaughn, Annie Ross, Leah State.

Neko Case, Beth Orton

Peixes - Are you the one who got on me for dissing sleater kinney in another thread? Man, I don't see what you see in that band... The singer sounds like she's messing around at a kareoke bar

Oh yeah, how could I forget her?

rustypenny, good call...can't believe I forgot her as well-

tori amos, when she isn't being flakey and annoying

Liz Phair

Ani Difranco

Sheila Jordan, Betty Carter, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Annie Ross

P.J. Harvey, Carla Bozulich, Carla Kihlstedt

Rosa Ponselle, Dame Joan Sutherland, Sumi Jo

Delores O'Riordon


Sam Brown (had a minor hit called "Stop" in the late 80's)